Latest Hotel Industry News

Aiden by Best Western Opens in Austin, Texas Marking U.S. Brand Debut

2019-06-07 19:32:18 +0200 | Source: Hotel Online

Phoenix, Arizona (June 7, 2019) – Best Western® Hotels & Resorts today announced the arrival of Aiden® by Best Western in Austin, Texas. The first U.S. location for the company’s modern, suburban... Read more

TRYP by Wyndham Transforms Former Pittsburgh Trade School Into Local Landmark Hotel

2019-06-07 19:11:31 +0200 | Source: Hotel Online

PARSIPPANY, N.J., June 7, 2019 -- TRYP by Wyndham today opens doors in Pittsburgh's trendy Lawrenceville neighborhood - once dubbed "America's Coolest Neighborhood" - transforming a historic trade... Read more

Days Inn® by Wyndham Debuts in New Zealand With Opening of Days Hotel & Suites by Wyndham Hamilton

2019-06-07 18:29:43 +0200 | Source: Hotel Online

HAMILTON, New Zealand, June 7, 2019 -- Wyndham Hotels & Resorts, the world's largest hotel franchising company, has introduced its globally-recognized Days Inn by Wyndham brand to New Zealand with the opening of a... Read more

Walking In Your Customer’s Shoes

2019-06-07 18:25:48 +0200 | Source: Hotel Online

By Shep Hyken You may have heard the expression, “Take a walk in your customer’s shoes.” The idea is that you put yourself in the customer’s position and see the situation through their eyes.... Read more

Briad Group Holds “Top-Off” Celebration for AC Marriott Bridgewater, New Jersey

2019-06-07 18:21:08 +0200 | Source: Hotel Online

Bridgewater, NJ, June 7, 2019 – AC Hotels by Marriott, an upscale lifestyle hotel, celebrated a major construction milestone yesterday with a “top-off” party marking the completion of the... Read more

HVS Design and JN+A Release 2019 Hotel Cost Estimating Guide

2019-06-07 18:11:31 +0200 | Source: Hotel Online

Rockville, Md., June 7, 2019: HVS Design and Jonathan Nehmer + Associates, Inc. (JN+A), leading Architecture, Interior Design, and Project Management firms specializing in the hospitality industry, are proud to... Read more

CustomerCount® Teams With Noble System

2019-06-07 17:39:26 +0200 | Source: Hotel Online

Noble Agent Gamification Solution Integrated Into CustomerCount’s Enterprise Feedback System INDIANAPOLIS, IN (June 7, 2019) –CustomerCount®, has teamed with Noble Systems, the global leader in... Read more

Bethesda North Marriott Hotel & Conference Center Completes $25 Million Renovation

2019-06-07 17:00:03 +0200 | Source: Hotel Online

ROCKVILLE, MD (June 7, 2019) — With the $25 million transformation of the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel & Conference Center, the bar has been raised for business and social event expectations in and around the... Read more

Ventana Big Sur, an Alila Resort, Appoints Keith Potter as Executive Chef

2019-06-07 16:55:14 +0200 | Source: Hotel Online

Big Sur, Calif. (June 7, 2019) – Ventana Big Sur, an Alila Resort, has appointed Keith Potter as executive chef of the celebrated luxury resort tucked between towering redwood trees and the California coastline... Read more

BENCHMARK®, a global hospitality company, Names Olivier C. Gaupin Director of Culinary Operations

2019-06-07 16:50:33 +0200 | Source: Hotel Online

The Woodlands (Houston), Texas, June 2019 … BENCHMARK®, a global hospitality company, has named Olivier C. Gaupin director of culinary operations, a newly created position to further enhance... Read more

New Mexico’s Hilton Santa Fe Buffalo Thunder Selects Clear Sky Software to Better Manage F&B Inventory

2019-06-07 16:30:14 +0200 | Source: Hotel Online

CHARLOTTE, North Carolina – June 7, 2019 – Clear Sky Software, Inc. Clear Sky Software, Inc. ® announced today that The Hilton Santa Fe Buffalo Thunder has installed the company’s beverage... Read more

Tikehau Capital and Le Groupe de l’Hôtellerie Acquire Two Hotels in Paris

2019-06-06 20:49:05 +0200 | Source: Hotel Online

PARIS -- June 6, 2019 -- Tikehau Capital (Paris:TKO), the alternative asset management and investment group, with Le Groupe de l’Hôtellerie, the hotel management, investment and development... Read more

NYU Conference Takeaways: Cautious Optimism Turns to Caution

2019-06-06 20:44:03 +0200 | Source: Hotel Online

By Rodney Clough  The 41st NYU International Hospitality Industry Investment Conference wrapped up on June 4, 2019, and the overall sentiment of the event was one of caution, a shift from a sentiment of... Read more

Succession Planning in Family-Owned Hotels

2019-06-06 20:37:32 +0200 | Source: Hotel Online

How can hotel successions be more appealing to the next generation and overall be more successful?  By Dr. Jean-Philippe Weisskopf  Succession planning plays an important role for any entrepreneur and... Read more

20 Laws of Hotel Prospecting

2019-06-06 20:36:08 +0200 | Source: Hotel Online

By Michael DeJesus Sales prospecting should not be an afterthought, rather, it is the foundation sales is built upon. If we remove prospecting from the equation, our business will be affected very quickly. ... Read more

RLH Corporation Signs With Donaldson Development Group for New-Build Red Lion Hotel in Fort Valley, Georgia

2019-06-06 20:24:49 +0200 | Source: Hotel Online

DENVER (June 6, 2019) — RLH Corporation (NYSE:RLH) announced today the signing of a franchise license agreement for a new build 110 room Red Lion Hotel and Conference Center in Fort Valley Georgia. Fort Valley... Read more

The Briad Group Celebrates Groundbreaking of Element by Westin Wood-Ridge, NJ

2019-06-06 20:21:45 +0200 | Source: Hotel Online

Wood-Ridge, NJ, June 6, 2019 – Element by Westin, part of Marriott International, celebrated the groundbreaking of Element by Westin Wood-Ridge on Wednesday, June 5. Located at 269 & 359 Route 17 South, the... Read more

The DAYTONA Appoints Jason Ward As Executive Chef

2019-06-06 19:52:18 +0200 | Source: Hotel Online

DAYTONA BEACH, FL – June 6, 2019– Jason Ward has been appointed Executive Chef of The DAYTONA. The boutique, Marriot Autograph Collection hotel opened its doors in April and is located directly across from... Read more

Nashville’s Hutton Hotel Welcomes Executive Chef Sean Petitt

2019-06-06 19:47:49 +0200 | Source: Hotel Online

Hutton Hotel is excited to welcome Executive Chef Seth Petitt to their culinary team.  Petitt, who joined in February 2019, oversees all culinary operations of the hotel including catering, in-room dining, and... Read more

CHMWarnick Names Chad Sorensen Chief Operating Officer

2019-06-06 19:42:26 +0200 | Source: Hotel Online

BOSTON (June 6, 2019) – CHMWarnick, the leading hotel asset management and owner advisory services company, today announced managing director Chad Sorensen (CHAM, ISHC) has been named chief operating... Read more